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Youth Learn-to-Row 2024 Camps

Want to try something new this summer? Are you entering 6th – 9th grade in the fall?  If so, Wyandotte Boat Club will teach you how to row at one of our Youth Learn-to-Row Camps!

No rowing experience is needed, the coaching staff will teach new rowers starting with the basics. But if you have experience from a prior year’s rowing camp, the coaches will group the experienced rowers so you can continue to develop your skills.

There are many benefits to rowing, one of the country’s fastest growing high school and collegiate sports! The Wyandotte Boat Club Youth Summer Rowing Camp provides a safe and fun opportunity to learn how to row.

During each two week session, campers will learn proper rowing technique. They will learn the basics using Concept2 Indoor Rowers and indoor tanks and spend most of the time developing their skills while rowing on the Detroit River.

In addition to learning how to row, campers will learn the importance of dedication, hard work, teamwork, as well as lifelong health and wellness.

There will be three camp sessions for 2024:

Update: Session 1 and Session 2 are now full! Please register for Session 3.

Session #Session DatesRegistration Deadline
1June 17 – June 28 (FULL!)June 14
2July 8 – July 19 (FULL!)July 5
3July 29 – August 9July 26

Session details:

  • Each session is held 9am-11am Monday – Friday for two weeks, for a total of 10 days.
    • In the event of inclement weather, we will utilize the WBC indoor training facilities. No on-water make-up sessions will be scheduled.
  • You can join any individual session, or any combination of two sessions, or all three sessions!
  • Each two-week session provides instruction, equipment, a camp t-shirt (limit one t-shirt for the summer), and a picnic on the last day.
  • Note that these sessions are for students entering 6th-9th grade in the fall.

Safety Protocols

Creating a safe environment to enjoy the sport of rowing is our top priority. Please be aware of WBC’s safety protocols as well as your responsibilities:

  • By completing the online registration linked below, the parent / guardian will be agreeing to the terms of the participant waiver.
  • Rowers must be competent swimmers, or speak to the camp coaching staff about current swimming abilities and camp options.
  • Each session will start with a review of rowing safety procedures developed by the USRowing organization.
  • Rowing on the water will always be accompanied by a motorized coaching launch staffed by WBC coaches.
  • WBC learn-to-row camps are staffed at a safe and effective ratio of approximately 1 coach for every 10 rowers.
  • All WBC coaches are certified in CPR and First Aid.

Session pricing:

  • Pricing for the first rower from a household:
    • Single session, cost is $175
    • Pre-pay for two sessions, total cost is $325 ($25 discount)
    • Pre-pay for all three sessions, total cost is $450 ($75 discount)
  • If multiple rowers from the same household attend the same camp, each additional rower gets a discount of $25/session. Pricing for additional rowers from the same household:
    • Single session, cost is $150
    • Pre-pay for two sessions, total cost is $275
    • Pre-pay for all three sessions, total cost is $375

Further details and questions:

  • If you have any questions, please use the WBC contact form and select “youth learn to row”. Or see the contact information on the registration form linked below.

To register for the camp, complete the online purchase and registration:

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